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This species is accepted, and its native range is Canary Islands, Medit. to Iran.
Lysimachia linum-stellatum

[FIQ]

Ghazanfar, S. A. & Edmondson, J. R (Eds). (2014) Flora of Iraq, Volume 5 Part 2: Lythraceae to Campanulaceae.

Morphology General Habit
Small glabrous annual up to 10 cm high
Morphology Stem
Stems 4-angled
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate, 0.3–7 × ±1 mm, base slightly clasping, acute, entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicel filiform, about as long as calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes linear-lanceolate, ± 3 mm, acuminate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white, ± 0.5 mm, scarcely 1 mm in diameter, lobes orbicular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens and style about as long as corolla
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, ± 2 mm in diameter
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 2 or 3, depressed-ovoid, strongly tuberculate, dark brown.
Ecology
Low limestone hills; alt. 50–100 m.
Distribution
Atlantic Isles; South and West Europe; Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Iran, ?Afghanistan, Pakistan.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Lysimachia linum-stellatum L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 148 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Bergmeier, E., Blockeel, T., Böhling, N., Fournaraki, C., Gotsiou, P., Jahn, R., Lansdown, R. & Turland, N. (2011). An inventory of the vascular plants and bryophytes of Gavdopoula island (S Aegean, Greece) and its phytogeographical significance Willdenowia 41: 179-189.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1978). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 6: 1-825. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Patzelt, A., Harrison, T., Knees, S.G. & Hartley, L.A. (2014). Studies in the flora of Arabia: XXXI. New records from the Sultanate of Oman Edinburgh Journal of Botany 71: 161-180.
  • Wendelbo, P. (1965). Flora Iranica 9: 1-37. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1978). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 6: 1-825. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Patzelt, A., Harrison, T., Knees, S.G. & Hartley, L.A. (2014). Studies in the flora of Arabia: XXXI. New records from the Sultanate of Oman Edinburgh Journal of Botany 71: 161-180.

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